KIKU-8

Launch Details
Launched 17 December 2006
Flight ended
Status Non-operational
Launch site Tanegashima Space Center, Japan
Owner Japan
NORAD ID 29656
COSPAR ID 2006-059A
Alternative names ETS-VIII
KIKU NO. 8
ENGINEERING TEST SATELLITE VIII
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Current orbital elements

Inclination 8.079°
Eccentricity 0.00066
RA ascending node 3.456 hr
Argument perihelion 344.275°
Mean anomaly 216.457°
Orbital period 1454.489 min
Epoch of osculation 07 May 2021, 21:00

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 36124.8 km
Mean Altitude 36153.0 km
Peak Altitude 36181.1 km

Orbital History

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H-2A R/B

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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